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Why dogs chase cats?

Why dogs chase cats?

Dogs chase cats because dogs by nature are natural predators and act upon survival instincts to chase and catch smaller creatures to eat. The survival instincts can be modified by training or a pet behaviour specialist. The natural instinct that encourages dogs to chase cats is triggered by movement. When you throw a toy to […]

How to clean a dogs ears?

How to clean a dogs ears?

If your dog has an ear infection then you should not attempt to clean their ears. Instead your dog should be seen by your local vet. However, if it is just some visible dirt you can do the following. Also, it may be easier if you have someone else with you to help keep your […]

How to stop diarrhea in dog...

How to stop diarrhea in dogs?

If your dog has diarrhea then you can let the problem pass on its own or try to shorten the duration of the diarrhea. Puppies experiencing diarrhea should be seen by your local vet. If your dog only has limited diarrhea, can hold water down, and generally appears to be healthy you could stop food […]

How to stop dogs from barki...

How to stop dogs from barking?

When dogs bark, it is a perfectly normal part of their behaviour. Dogs are territorial and as such use their bark to protect you, your family and their territory and ward off unwelcome visitors. However, sometimes dogs can bark excessively and there can be other reasons for this such as loneliness, boredom, anxiety or indeed […]

How long can dogs go withou...

How long can dogs go without eating?

You are possibly reading this because you are wondering how long dogs go without eating food. If this is the case then call your local Vet and he/she will know what course of treatment to follow for your Dog. A dog can survive for at least five days without food but it depends on their […]

What to give dogs for pain?

What to give dogs for pain?

You should not give your pet any pain relief medications without first consulting with your local veterinarian. Always follow the directions on the label and do not give doses higher than recommended. Pain can be a temporary problem or a persistent one. Acute or sudden pain can be the result of animal surgery or accidental […]

Why are grapes bad for dogs...

Why are grapes bad for dogs?

Grapes (Raisins) are toxic for dogs. Grapes can cause acute kidney failure in dogs because the kidneys act as filters for toxins in the dogs system. When the kidneys are not functioning correctly (Acute Renal Failure), toxins accumulate in the body and ultimately lead to death. Some symptoms to keep a look out for: Disorientation […]

Why dogs do not like other ...

Why dogs do not like other dogs?

Sometimes it can be at the least frustrating when your Dog seems to have a problem with another dog in your house or indeed one of your neighbours dogs and other times it can lead to your worst nightmare when the dogs inflict physical damage on one another. If you appear to have an ongoing […]

How many different kinds of...

How many different kinds of dogs are there?

It is estimated that there are over 400 recognised breeds of dog in the world combined from the Kennel Club (KC) of Great Britain and the American Kennel Club (AKC), but this does not take into account the various mixed breed dogs that are rapidly being bread and given a breed name. Mixed breed dogs […]

What are the ingredients in...

What are the ingredients in hot dogs?

Hot dogs (frankfurters) are not that complicated and are made from ground meat with seasonings. They are easy to make at home with a sausage machine (To grind the meat finely and get the filling into the casings). You can make beef hot dogs or all pork, or if you wish a combination of both. […]

What foods are bad for dogs...

What foods are bad for dogs?

There are numerous foods and similar items that should never be given to dogs and indeed some are potentially deadly. Some foods, like chocolate, are well-known as a food that you should not give to dogs, while others are not less well-known.   Chocolate Poison by chocolate can occur quickly if your dog had a […]

What are the most intellige...

What are the most intelligent breeds of dogs?

Beneath, we have put together a list of the most intelligent breeds of dogs. If your dog is not on this list, don’t worry, because sometimes, having a dog with very high intelligence can have its drawbacks. For example, if a highly intelligent dog is left at home alone all day, they can get bored […]

What kinds of dogs are hypo...

What kinds of dogs are hypoallergenic?

A Hypoallergenic dog breed is a dog breed (or crossbreed) that is more compatible with allergic persons than other breeds. Potential Dog owners with allergies tend to look for a breed of dog that will not cause an allergic reaction or in otherwords they are look for a Hypoallergenic dog breed. There are no non-allergic […]

How to stop dogs from diggi...

How to stop dogs from digging?

One of the biggest annoyances that can come with owning a dog is if he/she likes to constantly dig holes and how to stop dogs from digging. Our dogs bring lots of joy into our lives, but excessive digging problems can certainly put a strain on the owner-dog relationship. Give your dog lots of exercise, […]

Why are dogs better than ca...

Why are dogs better than cats?

Dogs are better than cats and the list below goes to prove it. However, there are many other reasons why Cats may be better than Dogs but we have not listed them here. Afterall, this is the ‘frequently asked questions about dog’s section! Some reasons why Dogs are better than Cats Dogs love you no […]

How to find lost dogs?

How to find lost dogs?

Whilst out walking, dogs can wander off. They usually can come back to to where they left you providing of course you have not moved from this spot. If your dog is familiar with the area it should know the way home so it will often return home or to your car with a wagging […]

What repels dogs?

What repels dogs?

To keep your dog off your grass and off the flower beds, or even off the couch. There are many commercially available dog repellents available to buy that generally come in spray form. Electronic dog repellents and ultrasonic dog repellent devices can be very effective at keeping dogs out of where they should not be. […]

How long are dogs in heat?

How long are dogs in heat?

The average heat cycle in dogs (estrous cycle), lasts 21 days and occurs every six months. During this cycle, female dogs may get pregnant. The symptoms to look for with the start of the heat cycle are bleeding from the vagina, and swelling of the vulva and increased urination. If you have a male dog […]

What foods can dogs eat?

What foods can dogs eat?

Commercial Dogfood (Dried, Nuts, Grain, Canned Dogfood) is food intended for consumption by dogs and as such contains ingredients designed to ensure a healthy diet for your dog. You can create your own dogfood and there are positive and negative effects to feeding raw, cooked, or processed food to a dog. It is best to […]

How to get rid of fleas on ...

How to get rid of fleas on dogs?

Fleas can transmit disease and cause tapeworm, so getting rid of fleas on your pet is a must for a healthy animal and a healthy home. Fleas prefer warm and humid conditions. One adult flea on your pet implies that you have got hundreds of flea eggs, pupae and larvae in your home, such as […]

What is Snoop Dogs real nam...

What is Snoop Dogs real name?

Snoop Doggs real name is: Calvin Cordozar Broadus who was born on 20th October 1972.   Calvin Cordozar Broadus A.K.A. Snoop Dogg

Why do male dogs mount each...

Why do male dogs mount each other?

When it comes to male dogs mounting each other, it is purely about dog dominance and not in any way sexually related as some people may think. Dogs persistently attempt to gain dominance over one another, whether male or female. It is part of their instinctive behaviour that when two dogs meet, they will use […]

Why are dogs man’s be...

Why are dogs man’s best friend?

A Dog is generally considered to be Man’s best friend because Dog’s are loyal, intelligent and affectionate. Dogs have the ability to feel deep affection and constantly give back this affection threefold. They are often good natured, loyal partners of our domestic circumstances. Dogs rarely complain, never threaten to leave us, and forgive our failings. […]

what happens to dogs after ...

what happens to dogs after they die?

Dogs go to heaven, where they can run free. Free at last from the confines of gardens with fences & collars with leads, pain and suffering.  

how long are dogs pregnant?

how long are dogs pregnant?

The gestation period for dogs is 63 days after fertilisation of the egg, and fertilisation will occur within 3 days of breeding.

how to breed dogs?

how to breed dogs?

Decide on the reason you want to breed dogs. Some people instantly think of money, but breeding dogs is not about money. Choose your breeding pair and determine if they possess the qualities you desire in the offspring you expect them to have. Genetic background. You will want to examine the bloodline of your dogs, […]

Who let the dogs out?

Who let the dogs out?

“Who Let the Dogs Out?” is a song written and originally recorded by Anslem Douglas for Trinidad and Tobago’s Carnival season of 1998. It was heard and taped on a float by hairdresser Keith from the London salon Smile, who played it to Jonathan King, who recorded it and released it under the name Fatt […]

What actor has a dog named ...

What actor has a dog named Frank Sinatra?

Reese Witherspoon has a French Bulldog which has a first name and a last. Meet ‘Frank Sinatra.’ The real ‘Frank Sinatra’.. The French Bulldog called ‘Frank Sinatra’  

What is the dumbest dog bre...

What is the dumbest dog breed?

The Afghan Hound wears the crown of being ranked as the dumbest or single least intelligent dog breed today. About the Afghan Hound: The Afghan Hound also commonly known as the Sage Baluchi, Tazi, Baluchi Hound and Ogar Afgan comes from Afghanistan. The Afghan Hound has a coat that is long and fine and comes […]

How to recognize a dying do...

How to recognize a dying dog?

Watching a beloved dog die is one of the hardest things that can happen to a dog owner. When caregivers can recognize the dog’s dying symptoms, they may be able to provide a good quality of life for what time remains. Some symptoms of a dying dog can be similar to the symptoms of the […]

How to look after a dog?

How to look after a dog?

A dog needs attention and regular care to keep it happy, healthy and well-balanced. In return you get a life-long, loving relationship with your pet. Aside from love and a good home your dog requires Feeding, Exercise, Grooming, Training and Regular Vet Visits. Feeding your Dog Dry food is a great choice of feed for […]

What is the healthiest dog ...

What is the healthiest dog food?

Some people think that most pet foods available in shops today are so highly processed and full of preservatives, they aren’t any better for our dogs than crisps are for humans. However, unlike crisps, a pet food must prove it can provide all the nutrients needed by your dog or puppy before it is sold. […]

How to house train a dog?

How to house train a dog?

The absolute first thing you must train your dog to do is┬áto behave whilst in your house. House training means he must learn where and when he may do his business. Besides being substantially advantageous to the hygiene of your household, dogs benefit from having rules and a routine. Beneath are some steps to housetraining […]

How old am I in dog years?

How old am I in dog years?

The most common answer is that One human year equals seven dog years, so if you are now 15, then in dog years you would be 105! However, this statement that ‘one dog year equals seven years of a human life’ is not entirely accurate. The ratio is higher with youth and decreases a bit […]

What is the smartest breed ...

What is the smartest breed of dog?

The Border Collie is ranked as the single smartest dog breed. The Border Collie is a breed of herding dog that came originally from the borders of England, Wales and Scotland. They are very energetic dogs and are often considered to be the world’s best sheep herding dogs. They are very protective of human family […]

How to groom a dog?

How to groom a dog?

Regular dog grooming keeps your dog clean and healthy, as well as preventing skin infections caused by matted hair, periodontal disease caused by uncared for teeth, ear infections from excessive build up of wax, dirt and bacteria, etc. However, dog grooming is not for everyone and if you are unsure about any aspects, we recommend […]

Do dogs have dreams?

Do dogs have dreams?

You may notice that whilst dogs are sleeping they can moan, whimper, growl and also involuntary body gestures such as twitching, tail wagging and lip licking. In fact if you watch your dog sleep, it sleeps in very much the same way we sleep. Evidence supports that yes, dogs dream. Dogs are similar to people […]

What are the top 10 biggest...

What are the top 10 biggest dog breeds?

When defining the top 10 biggest dog breeds we took the following considerations into account (Height and Weight) and it is also true to say that other lists might differ to below: Top 10 Biggest Dog Breeds Beneath are the top ten biggest dog breeds, starting at the largest breed: Top 10 Largest Dog Breeds […]

What is the Chinese symbol ...

What is the Chinese symbol for dog?

There are more than 100,000 Chinese symbols (all called Chinese characters, Chinese alphabets or Chinese signs), but most of the Chinese symbols are seldomly used today. Beneath is the Chinese symbol for Dog. Year of the Dog – 1922, 1934, 1946, 1958, 1970, 1982, 1994, 2006, 2018, 2030, 2042, 2054 The dog is a persons […]

How to keep bandages on a d...

How to keep bandages on a dog?

Bandages are usually applied to dogs to protect, treat or support an injured area on their body. However, keeping the bandage on your dog may prove difficult and to help remedy this problem we have outlined some ideas you can try beneath: One of the most effective way to keep your dog from chewing on […]

How do I know what breed my...

How do I know what breed my dog is?

You can do a little detective work to help determine what breed of dog you have and this is a common question amongst dog owners. Different breeds of dogs were created by man by methods of selective breeding and through geographical isolation of the animals. They were generally domesticated to do his bidding. This practice […]

When to put a dog to sleep?

When to put a dog to sleep?

While loving your dog is the greatest joy, losing them is the hardest sorrow to bare. There comes a point in the relationship you have with your pet that you have to decide whether your keeping them alive because you can’t deal with the loss of their company or your keeping them alive because they […]

What to feed a dog with dia...

What to feed a dog with diarrhea?

If your dog has diarrhea or gets a stomach ache then you can let the problem pass on its own or try to shorten the duration of the sickness. Puppies experiencing diarrhea should be seen by your local vet. If your dog only has limited diarrhea, can hold water down, and generally appears to be […]

How long is a dog in heat?

How long is a dog in heat?

The average heat cycle in a dog (estrous cycle), lasts 21 days and occurs every six months. During this cycle, your female dog may get pregnant. The symptoms to look for with the start of the heat cycle are bleeding from the vagina, and swelling of the vulva and increased urination. If you have a […]

Can I take my dog swimming?

Can I take my dog swimming?

Yes, you can take and should take your dog swimming as swimming is great form of exercise for a dog, and many dogs love the water. But as with most physical activities, swimming comes with a few dangers, and it’s up to you to keep your dog safe. Be cautious about water that may be […]

how long will my dog live?

how long will my dog live?

Unfortunately there is no simple mathematic formula to calculate how long your dog will live, however, on average small dogs have a tendancy to live longer than larger dogs but it really also depends on the breed of dog. This is largely due to the fact that the bodies of larger dogs must work harder […]

What type of dog is Scooby ...

What type of dog is Scooby Doo?

Scooby-Doo is a fictional dog and the main character in the popular franchise Scooby-Doo. Scooby-Doo is the pet and best friend of “Shaggy”and is regarded as an unique Great Dane dog who is able to speak in broken English. Personality Scooby-Doo and Shaggy share several personality traits, mostly being scared easily. But their friends (Velma, […]

What can you do for a dog w...

What can you do for a dog with a stomach ache?

If your dog gets a stomach ache or gastritis (inflammation of the stomach lining) then you can let the problem pass on its own or try to shorten the duration of the sickness. Puppies experiencing stomach problems should be seen by your local vet. If your dog only has limited vomiting or diarrhea, can keep […]

How to choose a dog?

How to choose a dog?

When it comes to choosing a dog that is right for you and your family, the choice can seem a bit overwhelming as there are hundreds of dog breeds out there (not including all the mixed breeds). Each pedigree dog breed has its own characteristics and with over 200 different breeds there is certainly an […]

What steps do I take if a d...

What steps do I take if a dog eats chocolate?

Chocolate poisoning in dogs results from something that most households have lying around the house. Chocolate chip-cookies, chocolate bars, etc., are in just about every kitchen and yet it is one of the most lethal substances a dog can ingest A big problem with the ability of chocolate to poison a dog is that a […]